In 2013, we started LoopBack as a mobile-backend-as-a-service, evolving out of earlier efforts such as Deployd and JugglingDB. Users quickly told us that what they needed wasn’t a backend-as-a-service itself, but a framework to build their own MBaaS. We built LoopBack on top of the popular Express library and based it on open standards to ensure compatibility; We developed it in the open to ensure we could address users’ problems and needs.
The core LoopBack team has talked to thousands of people about LoopBack over the past three and a half years. These discussions have molded our thinking about what users need and how to proceed. Read more